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Four CSSH students named Truman Scholar nominees

Truman Scholars, 1100 x 530

The Truman Scholarship Foundation seeks students who are true “change agents,” with the passion, intellect, and leadership potential to improve the ways that public entities serve the public good. . . .
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Published On: March 5, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Students advocate on Beacon Hill for need-based financial aid programs

Students meet with Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives

CSSH students were part of a group of Northeastern students who met privately with Robert DeLeo, BA’72, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, during Student Financial Aid Day at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday, February 25. . . .
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Published On: February 27, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Students shine at International Model NATO conference

The Northeastern University student delegations at the annual International Model NATO conference.

Twenty-seven Northeastern undergraduates participated at the recent International Model NATO conference in Washington, D.C. The Northeastern University delegations won first- and third-place prizes, while several students took home individual awards. . . .
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Published On: February 25, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Powerful stories, music at Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration

University Distinguished Professor Phil Brown

The uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity came together Thursday morning for the annual North­eastern Holo­caust Com­mem­o­ra­tion, which fea­tured pow­erful sto­ries and moving musical performances.. . .
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Published On: January 30, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,
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Northeastern celebrates arrival of leading women’s studies journal

Signs editor-in-chief Suzanna Walters

Northeastern and the College celebrated last week the arrival of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Suzanna Walters, Signs’ new editor-in-chief, will not be afraid to ask—nor address—the “big questions.”. . .
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Published On: January 29, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Eminent historian delivers lecture about Israel’s founding father

Israel Prize winner Anita Shapira

Israel Prize winner Anita Shapira explored the life and political career of David Ben-Gurion in a recent keynote address inaugurating the new Israel Studies Lecture series.. . .
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Published On: January 27, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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SOTU language analysis reveals history’s ‘twists and turns’

President Barack Obama

Assistant Professor of History Ben Schmidt ana­lyzed the lan­guage of Obama’s pres­i­den­tial address—and that of every SOTU speech dating back to 1790—using Book­worm, a simple and pow­erful way to visu­alize trends in dig­i­tized texts.. . .
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Published On: January 22, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Looking ahead: US politics in 2015

Nick Beauchamp

The Obama administration’s agenda, the next pres­i­den­tial cam­paign, and polit­ical behavior on social media are among the topics assis­tant pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence Nick Beauchamp will be closely fol­lowing this year.. . .
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Published On: January 20, 2015 | Tags: ,
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Ask the Global Officer: Caitlin Morelli

Caitlin Morelli is one of President Aoun's Global Officers

Caitlin Morelli, SSH’16, leaves Wednesday for the first of 10 cities that she will visit during the first three months of her tenure as a Global Officer.. . .
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Published On: January 14, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Looking ahead: The global economy in 2015

The Global Economy in 2015

The global economy expanded by some 2.7 per­cent in 2014. Here, Bilge Erten, an assis­tant pro­fessor of eco­nomics and inter­na­tional affairs at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, explains what we can expect in 2015.. . .
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Published On: January 13, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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